|Object:||Large Ancestor Figure|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Hemba|
|Region/ country:||DR Congo|
|Period:||mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
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Ancient wooden ancestor figure from the HEMBA people of DR Congo. This serene HEMBA figure epitomizes the art and mystery that carvers from this tribe have imbued in their sculpture. They quiet power of the figure elicits the respect that the tribe owed to their ancestors. Good condition with a great dark oily aged patina of tribal use.
Total weight: 15 kg!
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 – 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
Please be aware of higher shipping costs. If interested please contact first to calculate shipping costs.